MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - Mount Union's wrestling team finished second at the 2017 Messiah Petrofes Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Mount Union tallied 193 points as they sat behind first-place No. 6 Messiah who recorded 202 points. No. 24 Waynesburg followed behind Mount Union with 127 points.
The Purple Raiders had 17 placers, with four first-place finishers in Nick Mancini (Boardman/Boardman) at 125, Alec Cotton (Hartville/Lake) at 141, Michael McIntire (Wadsworth/St. Vincent-St. Mary) at 157 and Isaiah Watson-Kirksey (Alliance/Alliance) at 184. Watson-Kirksey won his match in overtime 3-1 against #7 Derek Beitz from Messiah.
Mount Union is back at home against Ohio Northern in an OAC Dual on Tuesday, December 5 at 7:30 pm.
|Mount Union Placers||Team Results||Mount Union Individual Results|
|125: Mancini, 1st||1. Messiah||202.0|
|125: Trent Gill, 7th||2. Mount Union||193.0|
|133: Seth Hayes, 5th||3. Waynesburg||127.0|
|133: Nolan Wochna, 6th||4. Gettysburg||117.0|
|141: Cotton, 1st||5. Muhlenberg||97.5|
|141: AJ Kammeyer, 8th||6. Springfield||83.5|
|149: Luke Hernandez, 2nd||7. Alderson Broaddus||76.5|
|149: Isaac Hendershot, 7th||8. Muskingum||63.0|
|149: Kyle Jenkins, 8th||9. Ursinus||61.0|
|157: McIntire, 1st||10. West Virginia Tech||42.0|
|157: Austin Rush, 2nd||11. Thaddeus Stevens||29.5|
|165: Jesse Gross, 3rd||12. Bridgewater State||28.0|
|165: Conner Homan, 5th||13. Penn College||22.0|
|174: Tony Rupert, 6th||14. Greensboro||10.5|
|174: Austin Brooks, 7th||15. Penn State Mont Alto||0.0|
|184: Watson-Kirksey, 1st|
|285: Mike Sinclair, 5th|